4 Ways to Invest in the Real Estate Market

4 Ways to Invest in the Real Estate Market

August 17, 2019August 17, 2019

By: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa For most Canadians, purchasing a home for use as a principal residence is the largest investment they’ll ever make. It’s also one that has paid off handsomely for tho..

How to Invest in Real Estate After Bankruptcy

How to Invest in Real Estate After Bankruptcy

June 14, 2018June 14, 2018

Bankruptcy can offer you a fresh start when you are buried under an overwhelming amount of debt. If you have finally had all of your debt erased after filing for bankruptcy, you may be wondering what ..

Maximizing Your Real Estate Return Without Losing Your Shirt

Maximizing Your Real Estate Return Without Losing Your Shirt

February 6, 2018February 6, 2018

Investing in real estate seems like the most stable way of making money and earning an income that will ensure a comfortable retirement, but, as with anything, delving into real estate does have its s..

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

November 16, 2017November 16, 2017

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for homeownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risks. Plumbin..

Real Estate Investment Strategies for the New Investor

Real Estate Investment Strategies for the New Investor

September 25, 2017September 25, 2017

Investing in real estate can be an effective way to make money both actively and passively. While some may believe that they don’t have the time or money to get involved in real estate investing..

Understanding Real Estate Property Value – Part 2

Understanding Real Estate Property Value – Part 2

October 12, 2016October 12, 2016

In this first part of this series, we discussed where to look for and how to determine the property value of the real estate. In this article, we’ll explore the concept of intrinsic value and the lo..

The Internet of Real Estate Property Value – Part 1

The Internet of Real Estate Property Value – Part 1

September 13, 2016September 13, 2016

When buying real estate, it is important to understand the property value. Both investors and owner occupants are interested in finding out what their property is worth. Fundamentally, this warrants a..

Opportunity in Depressed Neighborhoods

Opportunity in Depressed Neighborhoods

July 27, 2016July 27, 2016

This July, RealtyTrac published a study report that analyzed the “best of the worst” neighborhoods across the country. Surprisingly, Columbus, Ohio’s 43206 zip code was ranked 19th on the list. ..

Local vs Long-Distance: Where to Invest in Real Estate

Local vs Long-Distance: Where to Invest in Real Estate

June 24, 2016June 24, 2016

Investing in real estate is often done in areas that people know best. They take the plunge when they see a property around the corner listed for sale or the word travels through the grapevine of a ho..

Than Merrill Explains How to Get Started in Real Estate (Part Two)

Than Merrill Explains How to Get Started in Real Estate (Part Two)

June 22, 2016June 22, 2016

The basic component to becoming a real estate investor is the ability to turn an idea into fruition – but it doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it commands a well-devised game plan furnished w..

A Micro Celebrity in Real Estate Investing

A Micro Celebrity in Real Estate Investing

June 7, 2016June 7, 2016

“Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that’s really about it.” – Fran Drescher Real estate investing is as m..

Benefits of Buying Land for Real Estate vs an Existing Building

Benefits of Buying Land for Real Estate vs an Existing Building

May 25, 2016May 25, 2016

If you need to buy a new home or business space, you’ve likely been checking Zillow for months, contacting agents, and looking for deals. Buying existing real estate is a great move for many buyers...

What to Make of the Real Estate You Can’t Feel

What to Make of the Real Estate You Can’t Feel

April 29, 2016April 29, 2016

We’ve all heard the old saying: all real estate is local. Since before the internet, before the Securities Act of 1933, and even before the rise of modern cities, real estate investors have understo..

Breaking Down The Cost Of Real Estate Investments (Part 1)

Breaking Down The Cost Of Real Estate Investments (Part 1)

April 25, 2016April 25, 2016

The road to success in real estate isn’t paved in gold and silver but rather hinges on one simple aspect: the numbers. The numbers–otherwise known as the costs–are the underlier to your ..

Commercial Real Estate Debt: Alternative to Fixed-Rate Investments

Commercial Real Estate Debt: Alternative to Fixed-Rate Investments

April 7, 2016April 7, 2016

It’s one of the most universally accepted principles in investing: your portfolio should combine higher-risk, higher-ceiling investment vehicles, and lower-risk vehicles offering more modest returns..

Should You Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?

Should You Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?

January 22, 2016January 22, 2016

Investments are a great way to make some extra money, especially if you’re planning to have an early retirement or simply need funds to finance something important. Two of the most common invest..

Why You Should Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio

Why You Should Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio

January 13, 2016January 13, 2016

Although across history, real estate was primarily used as a tactical investment, it has more recently become popular as a long term core strategy as a result of increasing concerns about the future..

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

December 18, 2015December 18, 2015

Real estate investing affords certain tax benefits when it involves the direct ownership of a property. For example, investors are able to deduct the value of mortgage interest as well as certain exp..

What Lies Ahead for Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2016

What Lies Ahead for Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2016

November 19, 2015November 19, 2015

In the three years since the passage of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, crowdfunding has become a force to be reckoned with in the investing arena. Though relatively new, the real estate..

Investing In Real Estate: Condominium

Investing In Real Estate: Condominium

November 6, 2015November 6, 2015

Real estate has more to offer than simply finding a place to call home. It is very common for anyone to be interested in owning a piece of real estate, and according to stats collected in the last 50 ..

Importance of Hiring Contractors in Real Estate Investing

Importance of Hiring Contractors in Real Estate Investing

November 3, 2015November 3, 2015

Let’s face it: Real estate investing isn’t easy. In the beginning, we try to do everything ourselves. Finding deals, administrative work, building teams—real estate investors do it all. ..

Investment Trend Forecast for Real Estate in 2016

Investment Trend Forecast for Real Estate in 2016

October 30, 2015October 30, 2015

The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report makes projections in both commercial and residential real estate for the next year. A highly respected report, it surveys more than 1,400 people in the real e..

Why Real Estate Investing Isn’t Easy

Why Real Estate Investing Isn’t Easy

August 18, 2015August 18, 2015

By Rachel Hernandez Many people want to become real estate investors. They watch television shows about others who have made it rich. They hear stories about those who have been successful and made mo..

Buying Property Overseas: Avoiding the Common Investor Pitfalls

Buying Property Overseas: Avoiding the Common Investor Pitfalls

June 23, 2015June 23, 2015

When you think about investing in property, you might only think about what’s in your neck of the woods. But, if you only look in your own country, you might be missing out on fantastic deals in oth..